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When People Want to Know “Where Do You See Yourself in Five Years?”

“Where do you see yourself in five years?” That’s what they always want to know. In job interviews, in scholarship applications, it’s the same question. Sometimes they also ask about ten years from now. I can’t answer either question with anything even remotely resembling certainty. When I moved to Florida, Read more →

Army Medicine in Europe Holiday Ball

December 7th was the Army Medicine in Europe Holiday Ball, the first ball my husband and I have gotten to attend and the last of its kind to be held in Heidelberg. When we arrived in Germany last year, the tickets for the ball that had taken place at the Read more →

Admissions Requirements for Graduate School: UMUC-Europe/Bowie State University

Can you tell by the fact I disappeared for about three weeks that the summer semester is in full swing? I should actually be finishing my reading for the week, but I wanted to pop in to make a post about when I applied to start this new adventure. Last Read more →

Interviewing for Child & Youth Program Assistant (Child Development Center)

I said awhile ago it would probably be after I stopped working at the daycare that I would end up posting about it. And today was actually my last working day, although I have some leave after this. So I’ll finally tell you about interviewing for the position of Child Read more →

Celebrating Our First Anniversary

When I stopped to think about why I hadn’t managed even one post during the last session of school, I took a look at the number of words I’d written for my class conferences and found out I’d hit almost 21,500 just for one graduate class, which is about as Read more →

Can I Use an MA in Counseling Psychology When I Graduate (Part 2: CACREP Accreditation)

One concern with deciding whether to attend a university is whether or not it is accredited. Bowie State University and University of Maryland University College are regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. However, I found out that another accreditation is important in counseling, CACREP (Council for Accreditation Read more →

Contributions to Germany Ja

Over the last few weeks I’ve had a few posts published on Germany Ja and wanted to highlight them as well as tell you a bit about Germany Ja and other “Overseas Yes” sites. The “Overseas Yes” series started with Okinawa Hai. Then Germany Ja was added followed by Korea Ye. Read more →

Applying to Jobs in Germany as a Military Spouse

When you’re a military spouse applying to jobs in Germany, pretty much the only option is to work on post due to the SOFA agreement. This doesn’t mean you can’t find a job. But it does mean that jobs opportunities are a little more limited than in the States, it Read more →

My Blogiversary: One Year of Overseas Adventures

I made my first post to Overseas Adventures on October 7th, 2011, about one month before we made our move. Originally I had planned to start the blog from the time we moved, but the moving process proved to be complicated enough that I decided to start early to give people Read more →

Guest Post on Heidelberg for Oaxacaborn’s Summer Vacation Tour

If you’re in need of a vacation, but taking off on one isn’t practical right now, Gina at Oaxacaborn hosts the Summer Vacation Tour where you can virtually visit places around the world. Today you can travel with me to Heidelberg where I’ll share my top favorite things to love Read more →

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